Hospital readmissions cost hospitals about $26 billion annually. Systems like the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP) within the Affordable Care Act penalize hospitals with higher readmission rates for targeted diagnoses.
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Cancer epidemiologist Lifang Hou's father was a lifelong smoker, and she urged him to quit all through her medical training. He insisted that because his parents smoked for decades and died of natural causes, he was not at risk of cancer.
A substantial proportion of pediatric liver-transplant patients with normal liver tests have varying degrees of subclinical chronic allograft injury, according to new findings.
Bowel Cancer UK, in partnership with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, launch a £430,000 fundraising appeal for surgical bowel cancer research to establish Scotland’s first Colorectal Cancer Surgical Research Chair.
One of the nation's largest dialysis providers will pay $270 million to settle a whistleblower's allegation that it helped Medicare Advantage insurance plans cheat the government for several years.
First such advance makes possible creation of new beta-barrel proteins to precisely target small molecules. For the first time, scientists have created, entirely from scratch, a protein capable of binding to a small target molecule. The study was published in the journal Nature.